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God’s Good Gifts

I have a delicious-looking [cupcake] here. Would anyone want to ask me for a bite of it? (Let kids respond.) You may think you want this [cupcake]; it looks good, doesn’t it? But I’m not going to give you a piece. I know something that you don’t. Let me cut the [cupcake] open so you can see what’s inside. (Cut the cupcake open on the cutting board to reveal the inedible insides.) Do you see why I didn’t give you what you asked for? God wants us to pray to him whenever we want anything, but we have to remember to trust that God knows what is best and will give us only things that would be good for us.

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Wisdom Bread

Pentecost Proper 15 From “Sitting on the Rainbow” Artwork by Elsa Ingulsrud Scripture Reference: Prov. 9:1-6, 10

Preparation: Bring a loaf of bread to distribute among the children. You may package it in a bag labeled “Wisdom Bread.

Can anyone tell me what “wisdom” means? Can you make wisdom? Can you give someone else wisdom? (Allow children to respond.) Let me read some verses to you from the Bible book of Proverbs:

Wisdom has built her house, she has set up her seven pillars. .

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What Do You Know?

Pentecost Proper 7 From “Sitting on the Rainbow” Artwork by Elsa Ingulsrud Scripture Reference: Job 38:1 – 11

Do any of you have questions that no one has been able to answer? Are there any really tough questions you would like to have answered? If you have one, go ahead and ask it now. I’m not going to try answering the questions, but I’d just like to hear them. (Let children ask their questions.)

(Give some examples of tough questions that you have encountered. My

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